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Author Sidebotham, Steven E.

Title Berenike and the ancient maritime spice route [electronic resource] / Steven E. Sidebotham.

Imprint Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvii, 434 p. : ill.
Series The California world history library ; 18
California world history library ; 18.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Geography, climate, ancient authors, and modern visitors -- Pre-Roman infrastructure in the Eastern Desert -- Ptolemaic diplomatic-military-commercial activities -- Ptolemaic and early Roman Berenike and environs -- Inhabitants of Berenike in Roman times -- Water in the desert and the ports -- Nile/Red Sea roads -- Other emporia -- Merchant ships -- Commercial networks and trade costs -- Trade in Roman Berenike -- Late Roman Berenike and its demise.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Egypt -- Barns.
Spice trade -- Egypt -- Barns -- History -- To 1500.
Trade routes -- Egypt -- Barns -- History -- To 1500.
Port cities -- Egypt -- History -- To 1500.
International trade -- History -- To 1500.
Barns (Egypt) -- Antiquities.
Barns (Egypt) -- Antiquities, Roman.
Barns (Egypt) -- Commerce -- History.
Eastern Desert (Egypt) -- Commerce -- History.
Barns (Egypt) -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780520244306 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520948389 (e-book)

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